Most Expensive U.S. Colleges and Universities, 2014–2015

The 25 most expensive colleges and universities in the United States exceed $60,000 per year for tuition plus room and board and other required fees.

RankCollegeTotal Cost
1.Sarah Lawrence College $65,480
2.Harvey Mudd College $64,427
3.New York University $63,472
4.Columbia University $63,440
5.University of Chicago $62,458
6.Claremont McKenna College $62,215
7.Fordham University, Lincoln Center $62,192
8.Bard College $62,012
9.Dartmouth College $61,947
10.Scripps College $61,940
11.Oberlin College $61,788
12.Trinity College (Conn.) $61,756
13.Pitzer College $61,750
14.Bard College at Simon's Rock $61,735
15.Northwestern University $61,640
16.University of Southern California $61,614
17.Haverford College $61,564
18.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $61,529
19.Fordham University, Rose Hill $61,472
20.Drexel University $61,383
21.Johns Hopkins University $61,306
22.Tufts University $61,277
23.Amherst College $61,206
24.Wesleyan University $61,198
25.Carnegie Mellon University $61,186
NOTES: Includes accredited four-year universities offering at least a bachelor's degree and having at least 800 students.
1. Total Cost = Tuition + Room and Board + Required Fees for academic year 2014–2015.

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